Super Bowl: All DCEU Movies And Characters Seen In The Trailers, Explained

Recently, Warner Bros. dropped a minute-long DCEU teaser ahead of the Super Bowl that had almost all the characters and upcoming films. It was rightly named “The World Needs Heroes”. We got to see a few old faces and some new ones. The teaser seemed quite interesting and adds to the hype. So, here are a few DCEU movies and characters you’ll see dropping this year. Check it out!

1. The Batman

DCEU Movies: The Batman Super Bowl Trailer
DCEU Movie: The Batman

Release Date: 4th March 2022

This is one of the most awaited DC movie fans cannot wait for! This movie is about Batman conflicting with a new version of The Riddler who is aware of Batman’s secret identity. The Riddler is aware of some deep dark secrets about the Wayne family and threatens to expose them. The plot is exciting. But another reason why fans are excited about this movie is because of the casting choice for Batman. Robert Pattinson is set to play the Caped Crusador.

  • Batman

Robert Pattinson as Batman
Robert Pattinson as Batman

This time it is Robert Pattinson playing Batman in The Batman. But there’s something different about him this time. He is more of a flawed, vengeful human, unlike the Batman we’re used to seeing in previous movies. This makes him more relatable and lovable (yes, already!). We will also get to see a high-tech version of Batman’s suit and his new sleek Batmobile. Not just this. In The Batman, we will also get to see Batman’s detective skills and more of his emotions (for instance, brutality that comes from the loss of his parents). No wonder, why fans cannot wait to watch this movie!

  • Catwoman

Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman
Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman

We’ll get to see a new face playing the role of Catwoman in The Batman. Zoë Kravitz is set to play Selina Kyle, a.k.a, Catwoman. You’ll see her becoming an ally of Batman (Robert Pattinson). Kravitz also revealed that slowly, throughout the movie, she’ll discover that her character wants to survive and also help others!

2. Black Adam

DCEU Movies: Black Adam Super Bowl Trailer
DCEU Movies: Black Adam

Release Date: 29th July 2022

Since the time it was announced that Dwayne Johnson was going to play the protagonist in the movie Black Adam, fans cannot contain their excitement. What added to their excitement? When they started releasing teasers! This movie is a spinoff and a prequel to 2019’s Shazam! The movie will introduce a plethora of DC Comics characters. Also, it will introduce us to the Justice Society of America. The teaser ahead of the Super Bowl surely took the excitement up a notch.

  • Teth-Adam

Dwayne Johnson as Teth-Adam, a.k.a, Black Adam
Dwayne Johnson as Teth-Adam, a.k.a, Black Adam

Teth-Adam, a.k.a, Black Adam is one of the most dangerous characters in the DCEU. Given the character’s attributes, Dwayne Johnson always wanted to play the character and feels this character was made for him! Black Adam is an antihero who has a conflicting relationship with the hero Shazam. Moreover, Black Adam has a complex moral compass!

  • Atom Smasher

Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher Super Bowl Trailer
Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher

Black Adam movie will not only focus on Teth-Adam’s story but will also introduce the Justice Society of America. Albert Rothstein, a.k.a, Atom Smasher is one of the members of the JSA. The character will be played by Noah Centineo. Atom Smasher can grow to an enormous height and increase his strength while doing so.

  • Cyclone

Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone Super Bowl Trailer
Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone

Played by Quintessa Swindell, JSA will see another addition in the face of Maxine Hunkel, a.k.a, Cyclone. She can control both sound and wind currents, unlike the older hero, the original Red Tornado.

  • Doctor Fate

Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate Super Bowl Trailer
Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate

Kent Nelson, a.k.a, Doctor Fate, is an elderly academic, who is played by Pierce Brosnan. Nobu gifts him the Helmet of Fate that makes him the superhero Doctor Fate. His powers are beyond limits and include flight, reality-wrapping, and teleportation.

  • Hawkman

Aldis Hodge as Hawkman Super Bowl Trailer
Aldis Hodge as Hawkman

The super-talented Aldis Hodge is set to play the character of Carter Hall, a.k.a, Hawkman. He will lead the JSA in Black Adam. We’ll see him in his classic Egyptian prince reincarnation with metal wings and Khonshu. His superpowers make him formidable.

3. The Flash

DCEU Movies: The Flash Super Bowl Trailer
DCEU Movies: The Flash

Release Date: 4th November 2022

Finally, this movie will release in November, after being delayed multiple times due to director changes and the pandemic. The movie will show how Allen tries to travel back in time to prevent his mother’s murder. However, this will have serious consequences.

  • Barry Allen

Ezra Miller as Flash Super Bowl Trailer
Ezra Miller as Flash

Ezra Miller will be seen playing the titular character in the movie. He can be seen in a new costume that closely resembles his post-Flashpoint costume from the comics. We’ll be seeing him traveling to other realities to change what happened in the past.

  • Nora Allen

Maribel Verdú will play Barry Allen's mother, Nora Allen Super Bowl Trailer
Maribel Verdú will play Barry Allen’s mother, Nora Allen

Maribel Verdú plays the character of Nora Allen, Barry Allen’s mother. She was murdered in the movie which leads to Barry becoming a scientist and a superhero. Barry going back in time to save his mother was an important element of Flashpoint and we believe will be for The Flash as well!

  • Batman (Earth-89)

Michael Keaton's Batman Super Bowl Trailer
Michael Keaton’s Batman

The Flash movie will continue to pick up from where Batman Returns and Batman ’89 comic series left off. Therefore, we’ll get to see Michael Keaton’s iteration of Batman.

  • Supergirl

Sasha Calle as Supergirl Super Bowl Trailer
Sasha Calle as Supergirl

Supergirl is set to make her debut in this movie, played by Sasha Calle. Given the situation that Barry would be traveling back in time and multiverse, the movie’s Supergirl might be from an alternate universe and not Kara Zor-El from Barry’s reality.

  • Variants Of Barry Allen

Barry Allen Variant Super Bowl Trailer
Barry Allen Variant

Since Barry Allen is traveling back in time and alternate realities, it is not surprising that he might see variants of himself. However, this is nothing new. He did meet one of his variants in Arrowverse The Flash TV show. But what will distinguish Barry Allen’s Flash from other realities is yet to be disclosed.

4. Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom

DCEU Movies: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Super Bowl Trailer
DCEU Movies: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Release Date: 16th December 2022

2018’s Aquaman was such a hit that the sequel was a no-brainer. The movie continues the story of its predecessor. It’ll further explore DCEU’s Atlantis. Once again, we’ll get to see Aquaman face off against Black Manta. Moreover, Aquaman will join hands with brother (and enemy) Orm.

  • Aquaman

Jason Momoa as Aquaman Super Bowl Trailer
Jason Momoa as Aquaman

Jason Momoa reprises his titular role of Arthur Curry, a.k.a, Aquaman. We’ll see him donning a new dark blue suit (reminiscent of his costume in the 1986 four-issue DC Comics series).

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Sukanya Kumar Vasisht

I can never get myself to like any one of them more than the other: MCU or DC, that's why I put my love into both Universes. On that note, here I am, a Digital Marketer learning more about superheroes, and other celebrities in Hollywood.

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